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Accounts Payable Accountant

San Carlos, California | Contract

Job ID: 55931 Position: Accounting Branch: San Ramon

Wollborg Michelson Recruiting is currently conducting a search for a contract Accounts Payable  Accountant for one of our clients, a large transportation company located in San Carlos, CA. The AP Accountant will report to a Sr. AP Accountant  and will perform and review Accounts Payable reporting activities in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Examples of Essential Functions:
  • Review, update, and maintain accurate accounting records.
  • Interpret and apply accounting rules and regulations (GASB, GAAP, grantor’ s contract/agreement terms, etc.) on a variety of accounting activities (e.g. billing funding agencies). 
  • Interact with external funding agencies as well as internal departments [i.e. Grants, Budgets, Project Controls, accounts payable (A/P), accounts receivable (A/R), and general ledger (GL)].
  • Analyze accounting data to identify variances, trends, exceptions, and discrepancies; initiate corrective journal entries or voucher adjustments.
  • Perform account and fund reconciliations and G/L journal entries.
  • Process A/R and A/P transactions.

Examples of Duties:
  • Submit monthly claims (billings) for reimbursements.
  • Monitor budgets by individual projects; track and analyze expenditures to ensure they are recorded appropriately.
  • Assist with various accounting audits by preparing audit schedules and reconciliations.
  • Review, analyze, verify and/or reconcile, revenue, expenses, fixed asset details, A/R, A/P, deferred revenue, and member agency contribution accounts, in the general ledger.
  • Prepare and maintain documentation needed to support grants and projects, and for periodic audits (e.g. financial statements, reports, monthly billing to federal, state, and other local agencies).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervision:  Works under the general supervision of a Senior Accountant

Minimum Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor’ s degree in accounting, finance, or related field. 
  • Three years of full-time accounting.
  • Must have experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning system (e.g. PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle); experience with PeopleSoft is desirable.

Amber Taylor
Program Manager

Amber has spent the past decade building “dream teams” in her various roles. She thrives on finding the very best candidate to be the perfect fit for the job, and she is known for her attention to every detail. At Wollborg Michelson, Amber excels at communication with both clients and candidates. She loves finding people their Dream Jobs. Outside of work, Amber enjoys spending time with friends, doing community service projects, trying new recipes in the kitchen, reading a good book, and being wacky every chance she gets.

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